gwctlsrv.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if gwctlsrv.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, it is still recommended to run a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against viruses and malware.
Usually, the default filename and folder where the program is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\GlassWire\GWCtlSrv.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is 388dc32da6c935e01c48528691334fd1.
This application is registered as a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without showing any user interface to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which provide useful functions to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.
gwctlsrv.exe appears to act as a net server. This means other programs can probably create connections to it. This is sometimes ok, but in some situations it can facilitate a security breach. We recommend looking at this carefully.
This program uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is ok. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.
This program runs in 32-bit mode. It does not exploit the entire set of features of nowadays' computer CPUs. This is quite normal because the authors did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description stored in the exe is GlassWire Control Service.
File version stored as a property 188.8.131.523b.
Producer SecureMix LLC.
Intellectual property rights notice (С) 2015 SecureMix LLC.
Some insecure features of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.
gwctlsrv.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most clean programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from gwctlsrv.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.
Digitally signed by: GlassWire
Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA
This program does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.